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Golden State Warriors | #11 | Guard











6'6" | 215lb | 31 years

Player Bio


Selected by Golden State as an early entry candidate in the first round (11th overall) of the 2011 NBA Draft … Heading into 2019-20 season, has appeared in 615 career games (578 starts), averaging 19.5 points (.459 FG%, .419 3P%, .848 FT%), 3.5 rebounds, 2.3 assists in 33.1 minutes per game in eight seasons with the Warriors … Won an Olympic gold medal with Team USA at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro … Won gold with Team USA at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain … Named to the All-Defensive Second Team (2018-19) … Named to the All-NBA Third Team in back-to-back seasons (2014-15 and 2015-16) … Five-time All Star (2015-19); Started in the backcourt alongside teammate Stephen Curry in 2015 … Holds NBA single-game record for most 3-point field goals made (14) and attempted (24), set on October 29, 2018 at Chicago … On 1/23/15 vs. Sacramento, set the NBA record for most points scored in a quarter and most 3-pointers made in a quarter, tallying 37 points in the third frame on a perfect 9-of-9 from 3-point range … Made 200 3-pointers for the seventh-straight season, joining Stephen Curry as the only players in NBA history to do so … Has NBA records for most 3-pointers made in first five seasons in the league (1,060) and first six seasons (1,328) … Has made at least 200 3-point field goals in each of the last seven seasons (2012-13 – 2018-19), an NBA record shared with teammate Stephen Curry.


Appeared in 98 games (96 starts) over three seasons at Washington State, averaging 17.9 points, 4.8 rebounds and 2.6 assists in 34.4 minutes per game … Left Washington State ranked first all-time in school history in three-pointers (242), third in points (1,756), third in scoring average (17.9), fourth in free throw percentage (.827), 10th in three-point percentage (.390) and 10th in steals (130) … Named to the All-Pac-10 Conference First Team as a junior and sophomore … As a junior, appeared in 34 games (33 starts), averaging 21.6 points (1st in Pac-10), 5.2 rebounds, 3.7 assists and 1.65 steals in 34.7 minutes per game … Ranked 11th in the nation in scoring, while leading the team and conference in 3-pointers with 98 … As a sophomore, appeared in 31 games (30 starts), averaging 19.6 points, 5.1 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.42 steals in 35.4 minutes per game.


Full name is Klay Alexander Thompson... Father, Mychal, was the No. 1 overall pick in the 1978 NBA Draft by the Portland Trail Blazers and played 12 seasons in the NBA, winning two NBA Championships with the Los Angeles Lakers... Older brother, Mychel, appeared in five games with the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2011-12 and played for the Santa Cruz Warriors, Golden State’s NBA G League affiliate, for four seasons (2013-14 through 2016-17)... Younger brother, Trayce, was selected in the second round of the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft by the Chicago White Sox, played for the Los Angeles Dodgers and Oakland Athletics and is currently in the Cleveland Indians organization... Mother, Julie, played volleyball at the University of San Francisco... His #1 was retired by his alma mater, Santa Margarita Catholic High School, in a ceremony on campus in January 2017... Served as the Grand Marshal of the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma Verizon IndyCar Series season finale at Sonoma Raceway on Sept. 17, 2017; Gave the official command of, “Drivers, Start Your Engines,” waved the green flag and took a high-speed lap around the road course with racing legend Mario Andretti in a two-seat Indy car... Family was honored in the Bahamas in the summer of 2015, including a welcome reception hosted by the government of the Bahamas in Nassau and the commissioning of Mychal “Sweet Bells” Thompson Boulevard in honor of his father... As a senior in 2007-08 at Santa Margarita, earned Division III State Player of the Year honors, leading the Eagles to a 30-5 record and the Division III State Championship... Scored 37 points in the state title game, connecting on a state finals record seven three-pointers.